Map projection transformation principles and applications by Qihe H. Yang

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Published by Taylor & Francis in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Map projection.,
  • Cartography -- Mathematics.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-362) and index.

Book details

StatementQihe H. Yang, John P. Snyder, Waldo R. Tobler.
ContributionsSnyder, John Parr, 1926-, Tobler, Waldo R. 1930-
LC ClassificationsGA115 .Y36 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 367 p. :
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6897735M
ISBN 100748406670, 0748406689
LC Control Number00700440

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MAP PROJECTIONS 34 Introduction 34 The map projection process 34 Properties of projections 34 Mapping equations 34 Conformal projection 34 Scale factor 34 Map scale 35 Convergence of the meridian 35 Information sources 35 Mercator projection 35Cited by: Analytical derivation of some map projections including examples of pseudocylindrical and polyconic projections is also covered.

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Learning more about map. detectable on a map. However, to maintain accuracy for larger-scale maps (scales ofor larger), a spheroid is necessary to represent the shape of the earth. Between those scales, choosing to use a sphere or spheroid will depend on the map’s purpose and the accuracy of the data.

A sphere is based on a circle, while a spheroid (orFile Size: 1MB. A map projection is a systematic representation of all or part of the surface of a round body, especially the Earth, on a plane.

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Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 2. The inverse transformation, which yields geographical coordinates from map coordinates, is a more recent development due to the need for transformation between different map projections.

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One easy way to understand how map projections alter spatial properties is to visualize shining a light through the earth onto a surface, called the projection surface. This includes the transformation of polar coordinates delivered by the surveyor into Cartesian map coordinates (section ) or the transformation from one 2D Cartesian (x,y) system of a specific map projection into another 2D Cartesian (x,y) system of a defined map projection.

Integration of spatial data into one common coordinate system. In truth, the area of map projections is highly complex and the enthusiast can easily lose themselves in many hours of reading; to give one example of this complexity the map projection ‘conformal conic projection with two standard parallels’ means that the projection is conformal, that the intermediate surface is a cone, and that the cone.

The Albers projection is an example of a conic map projection. Azimuthal Map Projection. The azimuthal map projection is angular- given three points on a map (A, B, and C) the azimuth from Point B to Point C dictates the angle someone would have to look or travel in order to get to : Elizabeth Borneman.

To change the projection of the current map project, click within the map projection information to pull up the CRS (Coordinator reference system) properties window. Using this window, we can search for and set a new projection or coordinate system for our map. The coordinate system we are going to use is a modified Mercator from the Pacific.

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A map projection is needed to show the spherical surface of the earth on a flat map (see What’s a Map Projection. There is some info about projections (), but more importantly, it’s about their appearance: Out of more than different map projections images you can select two at a time to view their.

Central to this representation is the reduction of the earth and its features of interest to a manageable size (i.e., map scale) and its transformation into a useful two-dimensional form (i.e., map projection). The choice of both map scale and, to a lesser extent, map projection will.

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In the lower left of the map, the intersection closest to the corner has the x/easting value = m while the y/northing value = m. Once you have the raster georeferenced, you can use the Project Raster tool to create a new raster in WGS84 Mercator.

It will want a geographic transformation. Use Batavia_To_WGS_ MelitaReviews: 2. Like most map projections, the Transverse Mercator projection is actually a mathematical transformation.

The illustration below may help you understand how the math works. Conceptually, the Transverse Mercator projection transfers positions on the globe to corresponding positions on a cylindrical surface, which is subsequently cut from end to Author: David DiBiase. Perspective projection is not an affine transformation; it does not map parallel lines to parallel lines, for instance.

Unlike the orthographic and parallel projections, the projection vectors are not uniform for all points and vectors; rather, there is a projection point or perspective point, and the line of projection is defined by the.

After decades of using only one map projection, the Polyconic, for its mapping program, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) now uses several of the more common projections for its published maps.

For larger scale maps, including topographic quadrangles and the State Base Map Series, conformal projections such as the Transverse Mercator and the Lambert Conformal Conic are used.

THE GUIDE. Each text book has been rated with from zero to four globes for the presentation of map projections. A summary of all books in table form is available as page 1 and page Bodger, J. Principles of Cartography Brannon, Gary. I have a map service where all the data is having GCS NAD as its coordinate system.

I have published the map service with the same projection as the data source. I would like to know is ESRI applies any transformation since the base Reviews: 5. To continually map the Earth’s surface using Landsat data, an entirely new projection had to be created.

This new projection was created by John Parr Snyder and is known as the Space Oblique Mercator (SOM) projection. It is considered, “one of the most complex projections ever devised” according to cartographic historian, John W. Hessler. A map projection uses mathematical formulas to relate spherical coordinates on the globe to flat, planar coordinates.

Different projections cause different types of distortions. Some projections are designed to minimize the distortion of one or two of the data's characteristics.

A projection could maintain the area of a feature but alter its shape. Overview. Map projections try to portray the surface of the earth or a portion of the earth on a flat piece of paper or computer screen. A coordinate reference system (CRS) then defines, with the help of coordinates, how the two-dimensional, projected map in your GIS is related to real places on the earth.

The decision as to which map projection and coordinate reference system to use.

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